Bread of the Mighty Food Bank 352-336-0839
HOPE Preserved for Alachua Program
To provide food and basic essentials at low-cost to organizations that distribute food to the hungry and needy.
Elder Care of Alachua County 352-265-9040
Older Americans Act Program
To provide in-need seniors with nutritious meals through the operation of congregate mealsites and home meal delivery (Meals-on-Wheels). The program also includes social center recreational and therapeutic activities.
Florida Certified Organic Growers 352-377-6345
Gainesville Initiative for Tasty Gardens (GIFT Gardens) Program
To provide food and nutrition education to low-income persons and families through the construction and planting of home and community vegetable gardens.
Farmer’s Market EBT Project
EBT technology at two Farmer’s Markets allows the use of SNAP (formerly food stamps) benefits, as well as debit and credit cards. An outreach campaign focuses on promoting local markets, increasing SNAP enrollment and educating consumers about local food, health and nutrition.
Gainesville Harvest 352-378-3663
Food Rescue and Redistribution Program
To provide food for the hungry by rescuing perishable foods and supplying these foods to organizations that serve the hungry and needy.
Gainesville Agency Catholic Charities 352-372-0294
Weekend Hunger Backpack Program
School children facing chronic hunger in Alachua County public schools are identified, food needs of the child’s family assessed, and backpacks filled with enough food for the weekend for the identified child and other dependent siblings in the household is sent home.
St. Francis House 352-378-9079
Food Distribution Program
To provide meals to the homeless residents of St. Francis House and a hot lunch meal to the in-need general public. Program also provides food service job training to interested residents of St. Francis House.
ACORN Clinic 352-485-1133
To provide health care for low-income individuals and families. Services include primary care, women’s health; pediatric care; medication assistance; social service referrals; nutrition and wellness counseling; laboratory testing; free mammograms to women forty years old or older.
To provide dental care for low-income individuals and families. Services include initial assessment, treatment planning, comprehensive oral health care, and oral surgery or specialty care referrals when needed. Comprehensive services include restorative care such as root canals, dentures and partial dentures.
Nursing Program/Archer Family Healthcare Center
Archer Family Health Care provides primary care and community health services to low-income residents of Alachua County. Services include preventive care, and acute and chronic disease management.
Easter Seals Florida 352-377-7708
Adult day health care facility that provides for the socialization and safety of frail, elderly and disabled adults, age 18 and over. The program is designed to meet a client’s social, medical and rehabilitative needs, while allowing her/him to continue living at home with chronic illness or disability.
Epilepsy Foundation of Florida 352-378-4324
Epilepsy Services for Indigent and Underserved
To provide health care services to persons with epilepsy and educational and support programs for individuals, family members and the public.
Planned Parenthood of North Florida 352-376-9000
Teen Clinic Program
To provide teen pregnancy prevention through sexual health/behavior-related healthcare, counseling and education services.
The ARC of Alachua County 352-334-4060
Developmentally Disabled Elder Day Program
To provide health care services for persons with developmental disabilities through a daily program that consists of activities centering on health and wellness and nursing evaluations and assessments.
Elder Care of Alachua County 352-265-9040
Alzheimer's Disease Initiative-Model DayCare (Al'z Place) Program
To provide adult day program services and case management to persons age 18 and above who suffer from Alzheimer's and other causes of severe memory impairment, thereby allowing caregivers to maintain employment and/or to maintain the client in the home.
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Gainesville 352-378-2030
Shelter for Homeless Families with Children
To provide shelter and case management services to homeless families through a network of local churches.
Peaceful Paths Office: 352-377-5690 Hotline: 352-377-8255
Gallenkamp Emergency Shelter Program
To provide emergency shelter and case management services to victims of domestic violence.
Rebuilding Together North Central Florida 352-692-4972
Community Weatherization Coalition Program
To reduce energy bills in low-income households by providing free energy audits, weatherization improvements and energy efficiency education.
Urgent Needs Housing Rehabilitation Program
Emergency home repair for those without the means to complete repairs on their own (low-income, disabled, elderly).
St. Francis House 352-378-9079
Housing & Case Management Program
To provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing and case management services for homeless individuals and families.
Three Rivers Legal Services 352-372-0519
Self-Help Housing Clinic & Homeless Advocacy Program
Legal services to low income renters and homeowners to avoid evictions and foreclosures and assistance to homeless and disabled individuals applying for social security and/or supplemental security income benefits through application assistance, reconsideration requests, and administrative hearings.
Child/Youth Safety & Education
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mid-Florida 352-375-2525
Bigs in Schools and Sites
Provides one-to-one mentoring and educational assistance to at-risk youth ages 6-17.
Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County 352-372-5342
Education and Career Development
Provides academic support and career development skills for youth ages 6-18 who attend the Woodland Park, Eastwood Meadows, and Northwest Boys and Girls Club sites.
Child Advocacy Center 352-376-9161
Reducing Trauma to Abused Children
Provides forensic and therapeutic services toward the prevention, identification, investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse.
Children’s Home Society of Florida 352-334-0955
Family Partners Program
A voluntary, strength-based, family-centered program targeted to families at high-risk of abusing and/or neglecting their children.
Family Visitation Center
The Family Visitation Center provides supervised visitations and monitored exchanges for families seeking reunification with their children.
Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County 352-374-0946
School Readiness Services for Children of Working-Poor Parents Program
To provide educational child care and growth and development services to children of working-poor parents.
Friends of the Micanopy Library 352-466-3835
Micanopy Collaborators for Educational Excellence (MCEE) Program
To provide a truancy and delinquency prevention program through after-school homework assistance and tutoring to at-risk elementary and middle school students residing in Micanopy, FL.
Girls Place 352-373-4475
After School Academic Mentor Program
After School Program for girls ages 5 – 18 that provides intensive, personalized academic mentoring, tutoring and assistance with daily homework help.
Reichert House 352-334-2320
Educational/Tutorial Assistance Program
To provide an after-school drop-out, delinquency and truancy prevention program to at-risk males ages 11 - 18 who are enrolled in the Reichert House Youth Academy.